fnMentoring functions accelerate your startup and expand your high-tech network through mentoring sessions with founders and featured guest experts. Functions are free to members but require your RSVP. If you are not a member you can apply here. Next week’s featured guest will be:
Name: Ben Parr
Background: Ben Parr is a respected technology entrepreneur, investor and journalist. Parr is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of #DOMINATEFUND, an early-stage venture capital firm that helps startups get attention for their products by 1) connecting startups with celebs and influencers and 2) coaching startups on how to deal with media and the press, user acquisition strategies, and how to navigate Hollywood.
In addition to #DOMINATEFUND, Parr is also a Columnist & Commentator for the popular technology news website CNET, where he opines on technology and entrepreneurship. He is currently writing his first book, due in 2014 from Riverhead, an imprint of Penguin. Previously, Parr was the Co-Editor and Editor-at-Large of Mashable, where he wrote more than 2,400 articles on social media and technology, managed Mashable’s editorial team, and interviewed everyone from Ashton Kutcher to Mark Zuckerberg.
Company: #DominateFund is a seed-stage venture capital firm that helps startups get attention for their products by:
1) Connecting startups with celebs and influencers .
2) Coaching startups on how to deal with media and the press, user and customer acquisition strategies, and how to navigate Hollywood.
3) Teaching startups how to build viral products.
They are strategic investors with a unique value proposition, deep rolodexes and quality deal flow.
fnMentoring is on Wednesday, September 18th beginning at 10:30 am. RSVP here to participate in this event.